Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

Department of Dravyaguna
Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda institute
Kandy Road,
Yakkala 11807
Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94 33 2232825
Fax: +94 22 2222739
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  • Ayurveda Vacaspathi MD (Ayur).Kelaniya-2004(Specialization Dravyaguna Vignana), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Diploma in Siddhayurveda Medicine & Surgery(D.S.A.M.S)–1988,Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Vidyalaya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka
Areas of Interests
  • Medicinal plant base Research
  • Clinical Research relevant to gastro protective activity


Career Profile
  • Senior Lecturer Gr.II-2007 Nov. to date,GWAI,University of Kelaniya
  • Lecturer-2004 Nov. to 2007 Oct. ,GWAI,University of Kelaniya
  • Lecturer (probationary) ,GWAI,University of Kelaniya
  • College Lecturer ,GWAI,University of Kelaniya
Professional Experience
  • Registered Ayurvedic physician - Certificate of Registration as a Medical Practitioner in Sri Lanka- 1989,Ayurvedic Medical Council of Sri Lanka.-Reg No . 8819,for 24 years since 1989
  • Academic Instructor(Internal) - The Plant Conservation Unit of Herbal Garden of Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Institute effective 01.01.2004
  • Consultant Physician - Gampah Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Teaching Hospital since 1992.

Research Publications

1. Consideration for Reduction of Import of selected Herbal Raw Materials Required for Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical industry in Sri Lanka, Ayuveda Sameekshawa – Volume II, Part III, Department of Ayurveda, 2007.

2. Identifying potential herbal raw materials for local and export oriented Ayurvadic Pharmaceutical Industry Conference on Humanities Social Sciences in Sri Lanka- 17 th – 18 th October -2008 Sri Lanka foundation institute – National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (NCAS)

3. Introduction to a low cost herbal drink of Rasakida (Tinospora cordiflolia) as a potential agent for health preservation Pandit G P Wickramarachchi Memorial Research Symposium – 2009 April – Sri Lanka Foundation Institute – Sri Lanka

4. Ethno botanical uses and some bioactivity studies of Desmodium triflorum DC a preliminary study – Global Ayurveda Festival –International Seminar Ayurveda for Non Communicable Diseases – Thiruvananthapuram – Kerala 9th – 11th February 2012 - India

5. The hot water extract of leaves of Desmodium triflirum D C with special reference to gastrotective action and reduced gastric acidity in rat Pundit G P Wickramarachchi Memorial International Research Symposium – 2012 – 7th – 9th November 2012 – BMICH - Sri Lanka

6. Gastro protective activity of hot water extract of leaves of Desmodium triflorum DC – (National Ayurveda Research Conference – Bandaranayaka Memorial Ayurveda Research Institute - 20th January 2012

7. Antidiarrhoeal activity of hot water extract of leaves of of Desmodium triflorum DC in rats – 1st International Conference on Unani , Ayurveda , Siddha and Traditional medicine 2013- 19 th -21th December 2013 , Institute of Indigenous Medicine (IIM), Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

8. Toxic effect of high dose of Desmodium triflorum DC (Heen udupiyaliya ) with special reference to body weight ,liver and kidney function in rats 1st International Symposium on Traditional Medicine 24th -26 th July 2014 Kandy City Center , Kandy , Sri Lanka

9. Effect of oral administration of hot water extract of Desmodium triflorum on heametograms and plasma biochemical parameters in rats 6th World Ayurveda Congress 7th -9th November, 2014 – New Delhi

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